China: e-cigarette regulation, May 2022

In November 2021, vapour products intended for the internal market were regulated as tobacco products in China. The e-cigarette national standard introducing a ban on nicotine-free e-liquids and synthetic nicotine will enter into force on 1st October 2022, and a nicotine cap of 20 mg/ml will be implemented at the same time.

This report outlines the current regulatory regime for vaping products, covering all policy areas from product restrictions and labelling and packaging, to advertising, taxation and notification.

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